Enrique Linares

Co-Founder, letgo

Speaker Bio

Enrique is the co-founder of letgo, one of the largest and fastest-growing apps facilitating the seamless buying and selling of second-hand items within local communities. In 2015, letgo launched in the US and Turkey, achieving more than 100 million downloads and 400 million listings, and reaching unicorn status in 2017.

After establishing letgo’s Barcelona office with the tech and product teams, Enrique moved to New York, where he set up the US office and worked hand-in-hand with the sales and marketing teams to fortify letgo's market presence. In 2020, letgo merged with OfferUp, further solidifying the platform's industry prominence.

Before letgo, Enrique was the co-founder and CEO of Captalis, a pioneering fintech company operating in Brazil. In 2014, the company was acquired by its main competitor.

In 2017, Enrique was named the entrepreneur with the "Best Growth Trajectory 40 Under 40" by IESE Business School.

Enrique is passionate about supporting the startup community by investing in and mentoring new entrepreneurs at rapidly growing companies. He is currently a board member and advisor of several startups, as well as a board member of Faes Farma, a publicly listed multi-national pharmaceutical company. In 2023, he has become an Endeavor Mentor, which gives him further opportunities to nurture the next generation of business leaders.